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Take a 3D satellite flyover of the Sochi Olympics

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia are spread out across seaside and ski resorts near the Black Sea. Take a two-minute tour of all the facilities from above.

By February 8, 2014


The 870-megapixel camera for space imaging

Your digital camera has got nothing on this model. The Hyper Suprime-Cam in Japan stands 3 metres high and weighs 3 tonnes.

By June 24, 2013


Inside NASA's world-class supercomputer center

NASA's Pleiades supercomputer is the world's sixth-most powerful. Servicing the entire space agency, the computer has been measured at 973 teraflops.

By April 26, 2010


Jaguar supercomputer races past Roadrunner in Top500

Cray XT5 supercomputer known as "Jaguar" finally bests IBM after three tries. The top 10, while still dominated by supercomputers housed in the U.S., had just one newcomer.

By November 15, 2009


Roadrunner continues to outpace supercomputing field

The IBM system at Los Alamos retains the lead it nabbed a year ago as the most powerful supercomputer in the world.

By June 23, 2009


Roadrunner outraces supercomputer rivals

In the latest ranking of high-performance computers, the IBM-based Roadrunner system at Los Alamos National Laboratory once again crosses the petaflop barrier.

By November 17, 2008


NASA, Intel, SGI launch supercomputer project

Program dubbed "Pliades" would vastly improve speed and capacity, allowing supercomputers "to push the limits of scientific discovery."

By May 7, 2008